Practice Areas

Arbitration, Litigation, Mediation

With 30 years of experience as a securities lawyer, Mark knows knows what it takes to effectively, and efficiently, handle litigation matters - when to settle, and when to take the case to a final hearing. Mark has litigated virtually every securities law claim imaginable and can effectively guide you through the process.

Investigations, Audits and Exams

Defense of SEC and FINRA investigations, routine exams, 8210 requests, OTRs and Wells Notices are the main stay of Mark's practice. From customer complaints to insider trading investigations, his experience in these proceedings, as well as in the practical aspects of operating a broker-dealer, can provide the experience that you need.

Securities Employment Issues

Representation of broker-dealers, investment advisers in all employment related issues, including employment agreements, separation agreements, litigation, promissory notes, and all aspects of the relationship.

Recent Posts

SEC Charges Technology Fund Adviser, Founder in Fraudulent Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the founder of San Francisco-based venture capital funds and his investment advisory firm with overcharging investors to fund personal projects, including sending millions of dollars to his own virtual reality production company.

The SEC’s complaint alleges that Michael B. Rothenberg, 34, marketed his advisory…